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eBook Tourists at the Taj: Performance and Meaning at a Symbolic Site (International Library of Sociology) ePub

by Tim Edensor

  • ISBN: 0415167132
  • Category: Asia
  • Subcategory: Travels
  • Author: Tim Edensor
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (August 15, 1998)
  • Pages: 240
  • ePub book: 1672 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1288 kb
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  • Rating: 4.2
  • Votes: 288

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Tourists at the Taj book. The author shows how tourism can be seen as a performance and the tourist site as a stage on which tourists are directed and rehearsed but also able to improvise their own cultural rituals.

Tourists at the Taj book.

Tim Edensor examines the conflicting narratives which surround the site: postcolonial views of. .The Taj Mahal has long been a subject for photography and poetry, but this book presents the first sociological analysis of the Taj as a cultural phenomenon.

Tim Edensor examines the conflicting narratives which surround the site: postcolonial views of the monument as a symbol of love, of India and of splendid exuberance; and those which challenge this ethnocentricity, for whom the Taj is the symbolic center of Islamic power or a site of Moghul appropriation. He discusses many of the tourist practices around the Taj and considers the notion of tourism in a wider context.

Tourists at the Taj: Performance and Meaning at a Symboli. Society, Politics & Philosophy. The author describes the conflicting narratives which surround the site; those which remain rooted in Western post-colonialism, viewing the monument as a symbol of love, of India and of splendid exuberance and those which challenge this ethnocentricity, for whom the Taj is the symbolic centre of Islamic power or a site of Moghul appropriation. It goes on to describe many of the tourist practices around the Taj as well as considering the notion of tourism in a wider context.

Tourists at the Taj: Performance and meaning at a symbolic site. National identity and the politics of memory: remembering Bruce and Wallace in symbolic space. Environment and planning D: society and space 15 (2), 175-194, 1997. Spaces of vernacular creativity: Rethinking the cultural economy. T Edensor, D Leslie, S Millington, N Rantisi.

Clearly written and fascinatingly illustrated, Tourists at the Taj describes the conflicting narratives which surround the . For some the Taj is an evocative symbol of the colonial past. For others it is a symbolic centre of Islamic power.

Clearly written and fascinatingly illustrated, Tourists at the Taj describes the conflicting narratives which surround the site. For many of the thousands of tourists that visit it each year it is simply a monument of love. Clearly written and fascinatingly illustrated, Tourists at the Taj describes the conflicting narratives which surround the site.

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